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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: Cosmic Dust Bunnies

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The Cosmic Dust Bunnies made the most of their opening weekend slot on the Gathering Vibes Main Stage Thursday, wielding squelchy, dance-floor friendly jams that resonated with an audience eager for their first taste of music from the festival’s biggest stage. For the New Haven band — bassist Matt Beckett, percussionist/programmer Eric Hyland, guitarist Matt […] [Read More]
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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: Body transformation

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Christina Alamo waved an airbrush over Beth Turk’s face and body, slowly transforming the her into spotted blue sea creature. “We’re women and we should be squishy,” Turk, of Richmond, Va. said, admiring the blue and green body paint that adorned her torso. Alamo, who owns and operates Body Art By Christina out of Rockland […] [Read More]
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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: Ice cream man

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Brian DeBadts may not have the truck or the jingles, but he does have the goods. “Come and get it — before it turns into a milkshake!” DeBadts announced to passersby not far from the Ferris wheel at the Gathering of the Vibes Thursday. The Wellsville, N.Y. resident was offering free ice cream to anyone […] [Read More]
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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: Magical mystery tour

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Fifty years ago, Ken Kesey and his friends piled into a multicolor-painted school bus and set off on a drug-fueled journey from California to New York for the release of his new novel, “Sometimes a Great Notion.” Calling themselves the Merry Pranksters, Kesey and crew made it their mission to freak out suburban American — […] [Read More]
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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: Early birds

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Pictured: Amanda and Jose Villalobos, of Summit, NJ, at the 19th annual Gathering of the Vibes Musical Festival at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn. on Thursday, July 31, 2014. (Photo/Brian A. Pounds) There are perks to coming early to the Gathering of the Vibes. Just ask Jose and Amanda Villalobos. The Summit, N.J. residents were […] [Read More]
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‘Girls’ star, New Canaan native Allison Williams playing Peter Pan in NBC live musical

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Allison Williams is set to fly high in NBC’s staging of “Peter Pan” this winter. The “Girls” star and New Canaan native will play the boy who refused to grow up in the production, a live telecast scheduled to air Dec. 4. Williams, 26, plays Marnie Michaels on the HBO comedy, for which she has recorded […] [Read More]
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Gathering of the Vibes 2014: Must see acts

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Pictured: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes are set to perform at the Gathering of the Vibes this weekend. This year’s Gathering of the Vibes is trucking into Bridgeport’s Seaside Park this weekend, showcasing more than 70 bands on three stages (plus 16 DJs at the Silent Disco). It’s time to break out the concert […] [Read More]
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Norwalk band Edisun releases new single, ‘Refugees’

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Norwalk-founded rock outfit Edisun is back with an industrial-strength new single, “Refugees.” The song, which was recorded at the band’s homebase at Norwalk’s Factory Underground, “draws on feelings alienation and seeking connection in a modern world, freedom from the past and hope for the future,” the band said in a message on Twitter. It was […] [Read More]
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Eat for Equity celebrating 10th dinner in Stamford

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Eat for Equity Stamford has been serving tasty nutritious meals (for a small donation) to hungry patrons for almost two years. And now, the group is asking for your support. The Stamford chapter of Eat For Equity will host a benefit (it also happens to be their 10th community dinner to-date) for the nonprofit organization […] [Read More]
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Stamford gallery says ‘Thank You’ to Connecticut artists

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Stamford’s Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery is showing gratitude to the state’s artists again this year, launching the fourth installment of its “Thank You, CT” exhibition this week. The show, which opens with a public reception on Saturday, Aug. 2, 6-9 p.m., features work by artists from throughout the state, judged by a group of collectors, […] [Read More]